Labor Practices & Decent Work
Occupational Health and Safety
G4-LA6 Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender.
See pages 15 and 18 of the Corporate Social Responsibility Report for Safety Recordable Rates and Reportable Fleet Accidents per Million Miles.
Training and Education
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category.
Sherwin-Williams operates four S-W training universities across the country. On average, full-time hourly employees receive 72 hours of training per year. Ninety-three percent (93%) of this training applies to their current job, while seventeen percent (17%) of the curriculum also can apply to their future development and advancement. Similar numbers apply for full-time salaried employees.
On average, part-time hourly employees receive 42 hours of training per year. Ninety-three percent (93%) applies to their current job, while nine percent (9%) of the curriculum also can apply to their future development and advancement. Similar numbers apply for part-time salaried employees.
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category.
All employees receive performance reviews at least annually.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity.
Additional information regarding diversity programs may be found in the Culture and Diversity section of our website.
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor.
None of the Sherwin-Williams operations employ illegal child labor. No determination has been made regarding the incidents of child labor among our suppliers.
Forced and Compulsory Labor
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor.
None of the Sherwin-Williams operations employ forced labor. No determination has been made regarding the incidents of child labor among our suppliers.
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures.
100% of employees are required to read and take a test of understanding.